The hand wheel and rod to the right are to operate the stop-cock for turning on and off the steam to the steam-chest.
There is also a valve or air-cock in the steam-chest, under the control of the engineer.
Foley, clinging with one hand to a headlight bracket, dropped down on the steam-chest and swung far out.
We didn't know he was in the pit, and we pulled the steam-chest lever.
The second shot struck the steam-chest of the gunboat, and it blew up and drifted at the mercy of the current.
To guide the tap when tapping the cylinder cover and steam-chest holes the guide stand s, shown in Fig. 2512, should be employed.
If the steam-chest or boiler is not equal to the task, wisdom and safety would counsel the installation of a larger one.
It passes on to the steam-chest, usually a part of the same casting as the cylinder.
In this device the steam-chest was separated by a horizontal plate into an upper and a lower compartment.
It has a cover called the steam-chest cover, which is securely bolted in place.